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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them) | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The global design firm Fjord part of Accenture Interactive delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.

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Sending A Handwritten Letter Is Now As Easy As Using Gmail

Sending A Handwritten Letter Is Now As Easy As Using Gmail | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

But does a note in your handwriting done by a bot look like it's sent from uncanny valley? We test out letter-writing company Bond to see.

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MoMA acquires DIY electronics kits to show tech's design significance

MoMA acquires DIY electronics kits to show tech's design significance | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has acquired a kit for building a simple games console for the museum's "humble masterpieces" collection.

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Drones become a flock of dancing lampshades in Cirque du Soleil movie

Drones become a flock of dancing lampshades in Cirque du Soleil movie | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Cirque du Soleil and drone specialist Raffaello D'Andrea have created a short movie featuring 10 drones turned into lampshades that seem to come alive.

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Fractalnoia- interactive data installation

Fractalnoia- interactive data installation | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The collection of data is increasing exponentially and it is more and more available to the general public as private databases are opened up. This Big Data holds promises of new insights, unparalleled innovation, even articifical intelligence. However, the ubiquity and availability of data connected to our human desire to see patterns where none exist means that humans have to deal with increasing amounts of meaningless data analysis, “fact-based” conspiracy theories and click-bait infographics. As the data is all digital, it morphs easily into whatever we want, releases itself from the context and appears on fashionable graphs that may look nice, but carry no meaning.

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Qu'est-ce que le bélinographe ?

Qu'est-ce que le bélinographe ? | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Reportage consacré au système de téléphotographie par bélinographe inventé par Edouard Belin.Explications et schéma et illustration avec une mise en scène montrant un journaliste du service Téléphoto de France-Soir dépéché sur une scène de reportage qui transmet en urgence ses premiers clichés.

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Discover the MMS 1951! Named belinograph, this revolutionary telephoto system was essential for any good field reporter.

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Fan TV by Fuseproject

Fan TV by Fuseproject | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Yves Behar of Fuseproject designs Fan TV television set-top-box and remote control with no buttons for holistic user interface design.
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5 Pillars of Successful Mobile Design

5 Pillars of Successful Mobile Design | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Founder of "Mobile First" Luke Wroblewski shares five powerful app design tips, which range from speed and signup processes to the importance of taps.
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The Future Of Technology Isn’t Mobile, It’s Contextual

The Future Of Technology Isn’t Mobile, It’s Contextual | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

In the coming years, there will be a shift toward what is now known as contextual computing, defined in large part by Georgia Tech researchersAnind Dey and Gregory Abowd about a decade ago. Always-present computers, able to sense the objective and subjective aspects of a given situation, will augment our ability to perceive and act in the moment based on where we are, who we’re with, and our past experiences. These are our sixth, seventh, and eighth senses.

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A Former Apple Designer Turns to Reinventing the Nightclub

A Former Apple Designer Turns to Reinventing the Nightclub | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Alexander Grünsteidl, director of user experience at Method, London and owner of maverick digital think tank, Digital Wellbeing Labs, is a man on a mission. Passionate music lover and vastly knowledgeable in the power of a seamless digital and physical hybrid world, Grünsteidl recently brought his experience to bear in order to rethink the way we interact with our nightlife.

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10 Awesome Innovations That Changed Cinema Forever

10 Awesome Innovations That Changed Cinema Forever | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

In 120 years of development, it’s easy to lose sight of quite how the form has matured, and of course, whittling down the list of watershed innovations to a mere 10 is no easy feat. Nevertheless, watching films today compared to the very early film tests of, for example, people sneezing, it’s staggering what a combination of artistic and technical ambition has allowed the creation of.

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Rhizome | ArtBase

Rhizome | ArtBase | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology.

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Hojun Song

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Hojun Song is a cutting-edge, tech-obsessed Korean artist breaking boundaries with his passion for telling stories through technology. From building open-source satellites to constructing The Strongest Weapon in the World, the visionary leans on his engineering background to project mediations on society via his tactile installations. It’s clear that Song hopes to instill a sense of empowerment in the world, through the DIY nature and uplifting undertones in each of his works.

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Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab

Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Trace a page with your finger and Finger Reader will read it out loud for you. The device, currently in development by the MIT Media Lab, fits on your index finger like a ring. It can be used to assist children, the elderly, visually-impaired people, and second-language learners with reading labels, business cards, menus in a restaurant, prescriptions, or any other type of printed text.

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Pocket-sized printer creates documents by rolling across pages

Pocket-sized printer creates documents by rolling across pages | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

This teardrop shaped portable Mini Mobile printer from Israeli studio Zuta Labs wirelessly prints documents from tablets, smartphones or PCs.

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Maker Faire: London 'geek-fest' heralds fully plugged-in UK

Maker Faire: London 'geek-fest' heralds fully plugged-in UK | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

It is described as the greatest show (and tell) on Earth, a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. Think Glastonbury meets TEDx and you get an idea. And now it's coming here. An unashamed celebration of geekdom, Maker Faire is, according to its founders, "an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors".

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Surface Invasion

Surface Invasion | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Now that technology can be embedded into virtually anything—walls, floors, ceilings, even carpets— we’re just starting to sort out the implications.
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Opinion: Photography has ruined travel

Opinion: Photography has ruined travel | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Our obsession with capturing every experience through our cameras is is sabotaging our memories, not enhancing them.

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What Will It Really Be Like To Live In A Google Glass World?

What Will It Really Be Like To Live In A Google Glass World? | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

FROM THE MOMENT SERGEY BRIN WANDERED PAST THE AUTHOR AT THIS YEAR'S TED CONFERENCE, THE AUTHOR WAS SMITTEN. BUT WHAT WILL GLASS TRULY CHANGE ABOUT OUR LIVES? ONE THOUGHT: EVERYTHING.

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Google Glass – How it works

Google Glass – How it works | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

How does it work, Google’s new Glass? Why can you see with it a sharp image-layer? How does the image overlay the image of reality? The following infographic illustrates the optical principle – very simple and easy to understand.

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I always feel like somebody's watching me: The effect of wearable cameras

I always feel like somebody's watching me: The effect of wearable cameras | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

With Google's Project Glass officially announcing the winners of its Glass Explorers beta testing program yesterday, it seems we're that much closer to actually seeing Google's wearable, interactive camera move from the realm of possibility to everyday reality.

 
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FOTER - Free Stock Photos - Outil de recherche et d'intégration d'images libres de droit

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